Red Wings T204 at Simferopol on Jun 4th 2016, touched down to the right of the runway

Last Update: June 10, 2016 / 14:42:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Red Wings

Flight number
WZ-746

Aircraft Registration
RA-64017

Aircraft Type
TUPOLEV Tu-214

ICAO Type Designator
T204

Airport ICAO Code
UKFF

A Red Wings Tupolev TU-204, registration RA-64017 performing flight WZ-746 from Chelyabinsk (Russia) to Simferopol (Ukraine) with 157 people on board, was on final approach to Simferopol's runway 01L at 04:51L (01:51Z) but touched down about 4 meters/13 feet to the right of the right runway edge and rolled over soft ground for about 200 meters/660 feet before the crew was able to steer the aircraft onto the runway damaging a number of runway edge lights in that process. The aircraft rolled out without further incident.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 21 hours before resuming service.

Simferopol Airport reported the aircraft landed about 4 meters to the right of the runway, rolled outside of the runway for about 200 meters before the aircraft got fully onto the runway.

Russia's (currently in control of Crimea/Simferopol) Rosaviatsia Southern Branch have opened an investigation into the occurrence. The Russian Transport Prosecutor responsible for the region opened another investigation.

The status of Crimea and Simferopol is disputed. According to international law and United Nations the Crimea belong to the Ukraine although Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.

Metars:
UKFF 040230Z VRB01MPS 8000 0400S R01/0400U PRFG VV003 16/16=
UKFF 040200Z VRB01MPS 3200 BCFG BR VV002 16/16 Q1006 R01/250195=
UKFF 040130Z VRB01MPS 0250 0100N FG VV003 16/16 Q1006=
UKFF 040100Z 30001MPS 4700 0200N PRFG FEW008 SCT029CB 16/15=
UKFF 040030Z 27002MPS 8000 3200N BR FEW012 SCT029CB 15/14 Q1005=
UKFF 040000Z 29002MPS 6000 0200N PRFG FEW029CB 15/14 Q1005=
UKFF 032330Z 20002MPS 170V310 9999 2400N BR SCT035 15/14 Q1005=
UKFF 032300Z 17002MPS 9999 FEW034 15/14 Q1005 R01/250195 BECMG=
UKFF 032230Z 15003MPS 7000 0250N PRFG FEW004 15/15 Q1006=
UKFF 032200Z 11002MPS 0300 0100W FG VV002 15/15 Q1006=
UKFF 032130Z 12002MPS 0300 0200N R01/1900D FG VV002 15/15 Q1006=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Red Wings

Flight number
WZ-746

Aircraft Registration
RA-64017

Aircraft Type
TUPOLEV Tu-214

ICAO Type Designator
T204

Airport ICAO Code
UKFF

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